Shepherd’s Pie

On a wicked cold day, there’s nothing quite like a meal that warms the soul. This vegan shepherd’s pie does just that. The thick stewed vegetables are divine, and the creamy mashed potato layer is like the icing on the…pie?  I confess that it takes a while to make so be warned, but it is…

Freezer Friendly Calzones

I’m always looking for delicious and easy freezer meals. There are so many nights that we want to eat a healthy and inexpensive meal, but just don’t have the time to start from scratch. Usually, we end up eating takeout.  Dinners that can be cooked from frozen are absolutely ideal in those situations, because you…

French Green Beans with Couscous

The past two days were really fantastic. Besides being a rare warm March weekend, my parents came to visit us to celebrate Easter and my mom’s birthday! While they were here, we walked all over the city, enjoyed the rare opportunity to be outside, and ate a lot of delicious food together. Even though we…

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto

Today it was hubby’s turn to handle dinner, but he very nicely asked if I could help him make risotto since he wasn’t sure how to cook it and he had a yen. I also liked the sound of risotto for dinner, so I agreed to help. Plus, it would be great for him to…

Vegan-ish Lasagna

About a week ago, I was rummaging around in our food cabinet and saw that we had a box of oven ready lasagna noodles buried in the back – a rare find! When I ordered my groceries for this week (grocery delivery is the life hack of the century), I included extra red sauce and…